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Daniel C. Melnick

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Daniel Melnick has written – in addition to The Ash Tree: An earlier novel about the community of émigré musicians who fled Europe in the late 1930s and raised their families in Los Angeles, Hungry Generations. A study of music and modern literature, Fullness of Dissonance. A novella about Israel during the Iraq war, with stories, Terror and Contrition. He was born in California, attended UC Berkeley, and has taught at UC Berkeley, California State University at Fresno, Cleveland State University where he retired in 2000 as an Emeritus Professor of English, and Case Western Reserve University. He is married to the artist Jeanette Melnick, whose painting is on the cover of The Ash Tree.

Average rating: 4.21 · 14 ratings · 2 reviews · 4 distinct works
The Ash Tree

3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Hungry Generations

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1994
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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011 — 2 editions
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" Asdeghik wrote: "May I ask whose painting it is"
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This is my latest novel, and I hope you find it as vivid and forceful as I tried to make it. It's about the vital California family of a survivor of the Armenian Genocide, and it's framed by a family tragedy in 1972, which resonates with the staggeri ...more
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